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PLASTIC POISON: Market failure has put the world in peril

Today 10:00am - Climate change is the result of the greatest market failure the world has ever seen.

UK billionaire eyes EVs in old Holden plant

Today 10:00am - UK billionaire Sanjeev Gupta is looking to buy equipment from and use part of the old Holden factory in South Australia to create an electric vehicle production line.

Australia climbs clean energy leaderboard

Today 10:00am - Australia has been named among the top 10 nations investing in clean energy, with more than $11.3 billion spent on renewables in 2017.

Illegal cocoa farming destroys African forests

Today 10:00am - Côte d’Ivoire’s brown gold has gradually destroyed the country’s national parks and protected forests.

Drought city's telltale map puts pressure on water users

Today 10:00am - The latest weapon in Cape Town’s water saving arsenal is a map that exposes private meter readings to public scrutiny.

Climate change drives farmers from Mekong delta

Today 10:00am - Saltwater intrusion and drought are destroying crops in one of the most fertile places on earth, prompting an exodus of farmers.

LETTERS: Food in plastic

Today 10:00am - In recent months, our local supermarket has been purchasing silver beet wrapped in plastic.

Geoengineering has a downside, say scientists

Tuesday - Geoengineering to reverse climate change could wipe out more species than it saves, scientists are warning.

Why China wants to rule green-energy markets

Tuesday - As other major powers find themselves in climate denial or atrophy, China might well boost its power and status by becoming the global energy leader of tomorrow.

SWITCHED ON: Norway wants short electric flights by 2040

Tuesday - All of Norway’s short-haul airliners should be entirely electric by 2040, says the country’s airport operator, cementing the Nordic nation’s role as a pioneer in the field of electric transport.

Lloyd's of London latest to divest from coal

Tuesday - Lloyd’s of London, the world’s oldest insurance market, has become the latest financial firm to announce that it plans to stop investing in coal companies.

IT'S A GAS: Cook dinner on energy from food you dumped

Tuesday - In an age of worrying climate change and looming fossil energy decline, home-produced biogas is an extremely promising technology whose time has come.

LETTERS: Waste is a cultural thing

Tuesday - Re: your article about Eugenie Sage and our waste problem.

2017 hottest year on record without help from El Niño

Monday - Last year was the hottest since global records began that was not given an additional boost by the natural climate cycle El Niño, according to new data.

Good sports sweat it out in stadiums not up to the job

Monday - As Australian sports fans and players swelter through another summer season, questions of stadium design to deal with extreme heat are becoming more urgent.

Super battery beats expectations for first month

Monday - The world’s largest lithium ion battery has brought much needed flexibility to the South Australian grid, encouraging other Australian states to follow suit.

Why coal city switched all 8000 taxis to electric

Monday - Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi province in China, replaced 8000 petrol-powered taxis with electric vehicles in a single year.

New look at Antarctic raises fears of higher sea levels

15 Dec 17 - Antarctic ice sheet models double the sea-level rise expected this century if global emissions of heat-trapping pollution remain high, according to a new study.

Poland’s new leader eyes nuclear future

15 Dec 17 - Poland is in no hurry to ditch coal power any time soon but the new prime minister insists nuclear energy and renewable sources are a part of the country’s future energy mix.

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